Publication Year: 2015
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Fry, Barbara J.
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 95
Clinical nurse managers face myriad challenges, including administrative, clinical, and interpersonal issues. This concise, practical resource offers wise guidance for nurses working in this complex, fast-paced role. Addressing common complaints and anxieties, it offers quick access to insights, proven strategies, and tools for effectively coping with such situations as institutional change, a multigenerational and multicultural workforce, resistance to change, and toxic behaviors.
Fully updated and revised, the second edition provides sound advice to address the changing dynamics in health care that challenge clinical nurse management. It offers strategies for boosting staff morale during times of fear and anxiety, explains how to reclaim professional practice and focus on quality of care, advocates for nurses at senior levels, and discusses how to maintain one""s identity in an interdisciplinary setting.
Designed to assist clinical nurse managers at all levels in developing new and effective ways of leading in a rapidly changing health care environment, this resource helps foster a better professional practice for the nurse manager. It features concise chapters and bulleted information for quick access and at-a-glance Fast Facts in a Nutshell boxes.